Decades of research indicates that mentorships lead to significant positive career and personal outcomes for mentees. But mentoring relationships are also interpersonally complex, fluid, ever evolving, ...
As a psychologist and valued member of APA, your success depends on factors that go beyond your own hard work and expertise. You also need representation ...
The knowledge, skills and experience gained through your psychology training can successfully transfer to a variety of jobs. As a consultant, Melanie Kinser, PhD, leverages her ...
Using Virtual Reality to Keep Kids Safe
APA Fellow David Schwebel not only studies the effects of mobile technology on pedestrian safety, but also harnesses virtual reality to help prevent injuries caused by distracted walking.
"When you take a step back from pedestrian safety and realize that injuries are by a huge margin the leading cause of child death in America—and one of the leading ones globally—it’s pretty remarkable that more psychologists aren’t thinking about the behavioral aspects of it," notes Schwebel.Read More
Student Loan Management
IonTuition, a web-based service that helps you manage student loan repayment, is now available at no charge to all APA members as part of your membership.
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Belonging to APA and the several divisions that represent my diverse academic interests, as a first year graduate student I was able to connect with a network of successful professionals and engage in valuable service opportunities that have shaped who I am as a young professional.Melissa Ertl / Student Affiliate
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Division meetings provide an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues who share your professional interests.
APA’s 54 divisions are interest groups organized by members. Some represent subdisciplines of psychology (e.g., experimental, social or clinical) while others focus on topical areas such as aging, ethnic minorities or trauma.Join a Division
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Whether you are a mentor, or a mentee, learn how to take advantage of the mentorship experience in this collection of articles.